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Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell
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The Tempest by William Shakespeare
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i love this play. loved caliban also. that part in forrest gump when lt. dan takes on the storm? straight outta shakespeare.

favorite line: "blow wind, crack yo cheeks!!"
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The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy
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i heart russian authors...but i refused to take russian lit in college because i'm afraid the novels are just too darn long. this one, however, was nice and short.
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Adoration by Martha Kilpatrick
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a powerful book written about mary of bethany. i really need to finish reading this book -- it has the potential to be a life-changer. more on this later.
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Exposure by Kathryn Harrison
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this book had all the elements of a nice-enough literary work, but it's topic (child soft pornography and it's effect on the model when she comes of age) is a bit uncomfortable at best, perverse at worst. you could stage a culture war around this boo ...more
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The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison
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after reading 'exposure,' i struggled to understand what could have prompted the author to write such twisted, convoluted, stuff (i'm taking nothing away from the book as a literary work). well, after reading her memoir, it pretty much explained it a ...more
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The Bad Place by Dean Koontz
The Bad Place
by Dean Koontz (Goodreads Author)
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i read this book on the way back from korea on my long flight. it was 1991 and i was giving dean koontz a chance. it was an entertaining read, but the whole thriller genre just wasn't for me.
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The Firm by John Grisham
The Firm
by John Grisham (Goodreads Author)
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i was lonely, i was in an airport, i had a long flight ahead of me...any more questions? wait, why am i even apologizing, this was a great book until tom cruise turned it into supermarket lit.
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